[links-list] Re: accents in alt tags

Peter Wang tjaden at alphalink.com.au
Sun Sep 23 17:07:31 PDT 2001


On 20 Sep 2001, Peter Wang <tjaden at alphalink.com.au> wrote:
> Links seems not to be able to handle accents in ALT tags.  Instead
> they are replaced by `*' characters.
[snip]

More details:

> Looks like the problem is related with the charset of the web page. If
> you for example save locally one of the web pages showing the problem and
> change the character set in the first meta tag from utf-8 to iso-8859-1,
> the problem disappears.
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